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      GB/NNAF/P31229
Wornum, Ralph Nicholson (1812-1877) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Art Critic and Biographer; Keeper, National Gallery, London (1855-1877)

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ART CRITICS

Archival Resources
Number noted: 13

Letter from John Henry Foley, 1866
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 42575 f. 270

Letters to Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1841-43
Held at: London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room
Document reference: SDUK

Letters (34) from John Ruskin, 1857-73
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MS 1249

Art works and associated material (14 files, part of Wornum papers), including sketches, watercolours, oils, portraits etc by Wornum, 1835-1905
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG32/79-92
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Listed on PROcat

Copies of letters (98) to various artists relating to the National Gallery, 1856-1873
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG6/3
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist

Correspondence with Sir William Boxall (part of Boxall papers), 1848-1862
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG14/1
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist to Boxall papers available

Personal papers (45 files, part of Wornum papers), including household documents, photographs, family letters, 1813-1890
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG32/93-137
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Listed on PROcat

Publications (31 files, part of Wornum papers), including drafts, proofs, notebooks, signed articles, correspondence with publishers; also papers relating to the Government School of Design, 1838-1852
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG32/21-51
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Listed on PROcat

Relating to Wornum's position as Keeper and Secretary at the National Gallery (2 files, part of Boxall papers), 1871
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG14/57-58
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist to Boxall papers available

Relating to administrative matters at the National Gallery (6 files, part of Boxall papers), 1869-1872
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG14/32-33, 47, 52, 60, 63
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Handlist to Boxall papers available

Social and literary correspondence (352 bundles and files, part of Wornum papers), including letters from William Bell Scott, 1829-1878
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG32/75-78
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Listed on PROcat

Travel papers (20 files, part of Wornum papers), including journals, travel diaries, sketchbooks, letter books, passport, visa, maps, 1831-1865
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG32/1-20
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Listed on PROcat

Working papers (22 files, part of Wornum papers), relating to the National Gallery, including correspondence with Eastlake, Boxall and Burton, 1846-1879
Held at: National Gallery Libraries and Archive
Document reference: NG32/52-74
Comments: Access by appointment with the Archivist. Listed on PROcat


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55